Baton Rouge Community College

BRCC Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out how diverse the average college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the BRCC diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

BRCC Student Population

8,116 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Baton Rouge Community College?

BRCC total enrollment is approximately 8,116 students.

BRCC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time BRCC undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

BRCC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 1,691
White 1,494
Hispanic 170
Multi-Ethnic 132
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 96
International 93
Unknown 88
Asian 51

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

BRCC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,697 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1697 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  51.72 out of 100
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This school is was found to be average when it comes to overall diversity, which means the student races, ethnicities, ages, genders and locations are close to the typical amount seen in most universities.

How Does BRCC Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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BRCC is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

BRCC is ranked 1,166 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1166 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  69.25 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

BRCC Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 3,751
White 2,985
Hispanic 344
Multi-Ethnic 272
Unknown 231
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 220
International 150
Asian 128

Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

BRCC ranks 1,695 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1695 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  55.29 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 4,916 female students and 3,200 male students at BRCC.

International Students at BRCC

Students from 31 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Vietnam, Angola, and Honduras.

Learn more about international students at BRCC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
45.08% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  83.60 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At BRCC, 45.08% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,798
20-21 1,767
22-24 1,358
25-29 1,111
35 and over 748
30-34 623
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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